In a nutshell
Experienced in business but don’t have a degree? Enhance your career prospects in less than a year with the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration at Kaplan Business School.
Over just four units, this foundational course enables you to develop a strong understanding of the context of management and business, either preparing you for further study at a master’s degree level or offering you a standalone Graduate Certificate qualification.
In small classes, you’ll study leadership, governance, financial management, ethics, consumer behaviour and marketing psychology, with a strong focus on building and managing sustainable, healthy organisations.
You’ll advance your existing management thinking and develop the strategic abilities to run better businesses – positioning you for future career and study success.
What you’ll need
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Qualify for mature age entry (ages 21 and above); OR
- Have achieved a minimum ATAR score of 55, or equivalent; OR
- Have completed the VCE, OP or SACE; OR
- Provide an academic letter of recommendation
Kaplan Business School also offers a range of alternative entry pathways if you don’t meet these criteria. Enquire now to chat with a course advisor!
In this business administration course, the subjects you may study include:
- Culture and contemporary leadership
- Governance, ethics and sustainability
- Financial and economic interpretation and communication
- Consumer behaviour and marketing psychology
You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Why Kaplan Business School?
Kaplan Business School provides holistic business education that equips students with the knowledge, skills and tools required to manage, lead, and succeed in a real work environment.
Kaplan Business School’s qualifications are delivered through a unique blend of practical and theoretical components. Here, students are required to complete assessments that reflect global industry practices.
Kaplan Business School offers academic internships and work placements through an extensive network of partner companies. Each campus has an on-site Careers Officer who helps to place students based on their industry needs.
Kaplan Business School supports its students at every stage of the educational journey, and offers personalised, student-driven programs. This includes the unique Career Mentorship Program, which pairs Kaplan students with industry leaders. This gives students the opportunity to build their professional networks and gain valuable industry insights.
Kaplan Business School help their students achieve career success with Careers Central, their on-campus careers services team. Careers Central services include an industry placement service, which enables students to put theory into practice. Search for the perfect job using Career Hub, Kaplan’s online job board. Kaplan students get support in achieving their career goals with 1-on-1 careers coaching.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations: